Stop SPAMMING your supporters with planned giving e-newsletters

iMarketSmart

” So I asked, “Did the people on the list opt-in to receive the e-newsletter?” So I asked again, “But did they opt-in to receive the e-newsletter?” ” “Well, they opted-in when they donated… I think,” he responded. Do I have prior explicit and verifiable permission (opt-in) from the recipient to send them this email/content? . It’s spam! STOP SPAMMING YOUR SUPPORTERS!

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Should You Use Pre-Checked or Unchecked Opt-In Forms?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Susan King Cope, the director of development at Carolina Tiger Rescue recently sent me this question: Right now, we provide tours and folks provide their contact info when they check in. We are currently using an “opt out” function. Required in Canada.

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STOP SPAMMING YOUR SUPPORTERS!

iMarketSmart

But is spamming your donors really donor-centric? But I have found that (sadly) most nonprofits don’t have a written opt-in strategy and rarely ask their supporters for permission to send them emails. The post STOP SPAMMING YOUR SUPPORTERS!

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Email List Predicament: Is This OK?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sometimes it’s hard to know whether you are doing the right thing or not, or where to stand in that big gray area. There’s the CAN-SPAM law, but its application in specific situations is often confusing and subject to interpretation. Thumbs Up or Down?

What Nonprofits Should Know About GDPR

J Campbell Social Marketing

So much has happened this week in terms of privacy rules and regulations! If your inbox is anything like mine, it has been inundated and overflowing with businesses and organizations sending updated privacy policies, in order to comply with GDPR, which goes into effect today.

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Avoiding Dealing with GDPR? Here Are Some Easy Reads to Get Started

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

nonprofits might think they don’t have to worry about spam and privacy legislation elsewhere, but that’s not true. you should really stay abreast of how the rules in other countries, like Canada and the European Union, are changing best practices everywhere. In general, we are talking about: how people opt-in to your email communication. how you get permission to use cookies on your website for remarketing.

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Quick Tips for Building a Clean Email List

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Here are a few tips for building and maintaining a clean email marketing list: Consider using a double opt-in email capture. This simply means that whenever someone new joins your email list or when you add someone (with their permission!), As soon as the new subscriber confirms their opt-in, you can begin sending messages to that address. This will ensure you're not getting spam-bots or misspellings--as you would not get a follow-up from either type.

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What to do when half your email list bounces

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here are a few tips for building and maintaining a clean email marketing list: 1) Consider using a double opt-in email capture. This simply means that whenever someone new joins your email list or when you add someone (with their permission!), As soon as the new subscriber confirms their opt-in, you can begin sending messages to that address.

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